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This incredibly unique mixed media painting features the use of plaster and acrylic. It is dated 1979 and was done while the actress was living in France. It measures 41" x 33" and is entitled "Le Jolie Mois de Mai" (The lovely month of May). It also features a poem in German on the back of the canvas. What a fantastic piece of history! Because she was known primarily for her acting skills, her paintings are rare birds, indeed. Here's your chance to own a unique piece of cinematic and artistic history. Signed on verso of canvas. Also retains a Gallery label on back stretcher. Hanna Axmann-Rezzori was born on July 14, 1921 in Bochum, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany as Hannelore Axmann. She was an actress and costume designer, known for Der Platzanweiser (1983), Schoolmaster Hofer (1975) and Rio das Mortes (1971). She was married to Rezzori, Gregor von and Tierney, Edward. She died in 1999 in France.In 1965, A book of her paintings, with the title 'Hanna Axmann-Rezzori,' was published by Galerie Wolfgang Gurlitt. The Gurlitt Gallery hosted exhibitions of important artists such as Matisse, Kubins, and Kokoschka.

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good condition- some very slight crackling of plaster- none missing

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actress Hanna Axmann Rezzori painting Jolie Mois de Mai

Estimate $300 - $500Jan 9, 2017